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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2006
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Local home building industry honors its superstars
Tidewater Builders Association honors local industry superstars
From left, Rock Bell, Roger Wood, Katie Wood, and
Bart Frye of the East Beach Cos. L.L.C. are congratulated by Stanley Waranch (third from right) and TBA President John E. Olivieri (second from right) along with Larry Goldrich of East Beach Cos. L.L.C. (right)

Chesapeake, VA – East Beach Cos. L.L.C. won the 2006 Stanley Community of the Year Award for its East Beach community in Norfolk at the fourth annual Stanley Awards Gala Friday, April 21 at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

The Tidewater Builders Association Stanley Awards of Distinction for housing industry excellence are named for Stanley Waranch, TBA’s founding president in 1953.

VB Contractors Inc. of Virginia Beach, won the 2006 Stanley Award for Remodeling/Residential Addition, $200,000 and over, for a residence on Discovery Road near the oceanfront of Virginia Beach.

The 2006 Stanley Awards also recognized vendors and suppliers through the associate awards categories. Architectural Stained Glass, Virginia Beach, won the Best in Bath and the Best in Interior Design awards.
Jim Richardson of Richardson Homes Inc., Virginia Beach, won the 2005 Homearama People’s Choice Gold Award for Favorite Home for The McKenzie. Paulette Frantz, a project designer for the construction department of Dominion Virginia Power, accepted the Homearama Extra Mile Award for her efforts during the annual showcase of homes.

Mary-Dolph, Howard and Page Simpson of Simpson Builders Inc. were recognized for building the 2005 Homearama Charity House, “The Gift of Wes,” that benefits Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters.
Building icon Frederick J Napolitano of Virginia Beach received a Lifetime Achievement Award during the evening with a tribute to him and his continued dedication to the local industry.

The complete list of 2006 Stanley New Home Construction, New Home Marketing, Remodeling and Associates winners, and Homearama People’s Choice award winners follows:

2006 NEW HOME: NEW CONSTRUCTION DISTINCTION

Community of the Year
East Beach Cos. L.L.C., East Beach

Best Community
Over 250 Homesites: East Beach Cos. L.L.C., East Beach, Norfolk
100-250 Homesites: Precon Development Corp. Inc., Edinburgh, Chesapeake
Under 100 Homesites: Quality Homes Inc., Bridlewood Estates, Suffolk

Best Home Design – Attached
Over 2,000 Square Feet: Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach
2,000 Square Feet and Under: The Franciscus Co. Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Home Design – Detached
Over 5,000 Square Feet: Dailey Homes Inc., Virginia Beach
4,001-5,000 Square Feet: Masterpiece Homes, Virginia Beach
3,001-4,000 Square Feet: Classic Design Builders, Virginia Beach
2,001-3,000 Square Feet: Richardson Homes Inc., Chesapeake

Best Kitchen
Over 6,000 Square Feet: Real Developments Construction L.L.C., Norfolk
4,001-6,000 Square Feet: Dailey Homes Inc., Virginia Beach
2,001-4,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Kitchen – Attached
2,000-4,000 Square Feet: Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach
Under 2,000 Square Feet: The Franciscus Co. Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Master Bath
Over 6,000 Square Feet: C.E. Bryan Custom Builders, Chesapeake
4,001-6,000 Square Feet: Dailey Homes Inc., Virginia Beach
2,001-4,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Master Bath – Attached
2,000-4,000 Square Feet: Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach
Under 2,000 Square Feet: The Franciscus Co. Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Model Interior Merchandising
Over $500,000: Unique Elegance, Virginia Beach
$350,001-$500,000: Goodwin Interiors, Virginia Beach; Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Virginia Beach; Coastal Lighting & Supply, Chesapeake; Greenwich Kitchen Center Inc., Virginia Beach; Life Electronic, Portsmouth; and Inner Space Systems Inc., Portsmouth
$250,001-$350,000: The Franciscus Co. Inc., Virginia Beach
$250,000 and under: The Franciscus Co. Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Model Landscaping
Over $500,000: Buzz Cut Landscaping Inc., Virginia Beach
$250,000 and under: The Franciscus Co. Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Sales Office
Over 750 Square Feet: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C., for Edinburgh
750 Square Feet and Under: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C., for One Ford Place

2006 NEW HOME: MARKETING DISTINCTION

Best Marketing Campaign – Community
East West Partners

Best Marketing Campaign – Industrial
Ainslie-Widener

Best Special Promotion
East Beach Cos. L.L.C.

Best Logo Design – Community
Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Advertisement of the Year Magazine Color
Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Advertisement of the Year Newsprint Color
Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Best Audio/Visual Advertisement
Web Site Design: East West Partners

Best Marketing Brochure
Community 100 Units and Over: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.
Community Under 100 Units: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Best Signage
Permanent 100 Units and Over: East West Partners
Marketing Under 100 Units: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

2006 ASSOCIATE DISTINCTION

Best in Interior Design
Architectural Stained Glass

Best in Baths
Architectural Stained Glass

2006 REMODELING DISTINCTION

Residential Remodeling/Residential Addition
Over $200,001: VB Contractors Inc., Virginia Beach
$150,001-$200,000: Case Handyman Services, Chesapeake
$100,001-$150,000: Wel-Vant Construction Co., Virginia Beach

Kitchens
Over $50,000: Benson Builders Inc., Virginia Beach
$50,000 and Under: Wel-Vant Construction Co., Virginia Beach

Bathrooms
$25,000 and under: Ocean Construction & Development, Norfolk

2005 HOMEARAMA PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Favorite House
Gold: Richardson Homes Inc., Chesapeake, for The McKenzie
Silver: WATAB Construction Corp., Virginia Beach, for A Colonial Retreat
Bronze: J.F. Schoch Building Corp., Virginia Beach, for Garden Estate

Favorite Interior Design
Gold: Leslie Scarlett of Scarlett Interiors, Newport News; furnishings by Interior Vision Inc., Newport News, for The McKenzie by Richardson Homes Inc.
Silver: Lisa Davidson of Willis Furniture, Virginia Beach, Christie Hardin of Ainslie-Widener, Virginia Beach and Jenny Wendell of Wendell Homes L.L.C., Virginia Beach; furnishings by Willis Furniture Co., Virginia Beach, for The Great Neighbor House by Wendell Homes L.L.C.
Bronze: Rich Kahler and Tamyra Spear of Interiors by Decorating Den, Norfolk; furnishings by Bassett Furniture Direct, Virginia Beach, Krazy Kids Furniture, Chesapeake, and Value City Furniture, Chesapeake, for A Colonial Retreat by WATAB Construction Corp.

Favorite Landscaping
Gold: Dreamscape Designers Landscape Architects, Virginia Beach, for A Colonial Retreat by WATAB Construction Corp.
Silver: Renaissance Outdoor Contracting Inc., Chesapeake, for Garden Estate by J.F. Schoch Building Corp.
Bronze: Tidewater Landscaping Creations, Virginia Beach, for The McKenzie by Richardson Homes Inc.



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